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Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm PDT
switzerland for several years. at school, he used the name pak un and it is said he identified himself as the son of the north korean ambassador to switzerland. one of his former classmates says he was polite and quick to learn the german language. kim jong-un apparently enjoyed playing basketball and dreamed of becoming a professional player. kim jong-un is said to have returned to pyongyang around 2000, and to have attended university in the north korean capital. no information has been available on his whereabouts since that time. there is speculation that kim jong-il has chosen jong-un to succeed him due to his son's leadership abilities and strong-mindedness. china's special envoy to the six-party talks, wu dawei heard that kim jong-un is tall like his grandfather, kim il-song, who established communist rule in north korea. >> the conference that begins on tuesday, the first of its kind in 44 years, is expected to elect the party's supreme leadership. more than half the members of the party's central committee are said to have died or been purged without being replaced and it is b
PBS
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
africa. senegal used to be a relatively wealthy country by african standards. here in the slums of dakar, the capital city, 80% of the residents make less than $2 a day. less than 10% of the people have steady jobs. here is the poor area in the center of dakar, many migrants who left their homeland because of desertfy indication are living here. this man came here with his family five years ago from a village 300 kilometers away. >> translator: this is all the money i have left. this would only buy me a cup of coffee. >> translator: the village just didn't get any rain. the land turned barren, and nothing grew. >> in recent years, desertification has severely damaged farmland. many people have lost their homes or means to make a living and so they migrate to the cities joining the large number of people already living in poverty. >> a group of people have come together. they're working to create a strip of land 15 kilometers wide and stretching 7,600 across the african continent. the goal is to plant trees that grow well in dry climates and reforest the land near the villages. here
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